Chapter 7

Which Animal Gave Us SARS?


Lesson 7.1

The Fastest Outbreak


Lesson 7.2

Transforming Distance Matrices Into Evolutionary Trees


Towards An Algorithm for Distance-Based Phylogeny Reconstruction

Lesson 7.3


Lesson 7.4

Additive Phylogeny


Using Least Squares to Construct Approximate Phylogenies

Lesson 7.5


Ultrametric Evolutionary Trees

Lesson 7.6


The Neighbor-Joining Algorithm

Lesson 7.7


Character-Based Tree Reconstruction

Lesson 7.8


The Small Parsimony Problem

Lesson 7.9


The Large Parsimony Problem

Lesson 7.10


Evolutionary Trees Fight Crime

Ch. 7 Epilogue

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